PASS Pro Now Available

Welcome to the next evolution of PASS. Unlock exclusive training, discounts, and networking opportunities designed to accelerate your data career. Learn More >

The official PASS Blog is where you’ll find the latest blog posts from PASS community members and the PASS Board. Contributors share their thoughts and discuss a wide variety of topics spanning PASS and the data community.

Introducing the Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Keynote

Every year that I’ve attended the PASS Summit, I’ve gone to the Women In Technology (WIT) Luncheon.  This luncheon provided a voice for women to express the roadblocks and issues that they’ve faced in the workplace and, specifically, within the tech industry.  It provided a way to help men understand issues they might not be aware of, and discuss steps they can take to help and behaviors that need to be changed.  It also provided a community for women to come together and share their stories.

Read more

The Importance of Joining the NomCom

Serving on the NomCom

During the month of August, PASS makes a Call for Letters of Interest to serve on the Nominations Committee (NomCom), so we thought it would be a great time to write a blog post about what the NomCom does.  I’ve had the pleasure of serving on the NomCom as a community member in 2015 and as the Board representative in 2019, so hopefully I can share some insight.

Serving on the NomCom is a great way to get understanding about the structure of the Board, the chance to work with current Board members and PASS HQ and the ability to help shape the leadership of PASS.  If you are thinking about serving on the PASS Board, I would highly suggest serving on the NomCom first.

Read more

PASS and the Anti-Harassment Policy

In 2012, PASS implemented the PASS Summit Anti-Harassment Policy because of our commitment to providing a safe environment for all of our members. Much of what led up to the creation of this policy was the need to have an avenue to investigate alleged harassment incidents. Unfortunately, most of us have either been a victim of or witness to an incident of harassment. The Anti-Harassment Policy is in place to support a safe and inclusive environment and covers far more than some of us know. From the policy:

“Harassment includes, but is not limited to, offensive verbal comments related to gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or any other protected classification directed toward an individual or group.”

Read more

RSS

Theme picker

Back to Top
cage-aids
cage-aids
cage-aids
cage-aids